Comparison of ocular-surface disease index questionnaire, tearfilm break-up time, and Schirmer tests for the evaluation of the tearfilm in computer users with and without dry-eye symptomatology

@inproceedings{nl2012ComparisonOO,
  title={Comparison of ocular-surface disease index questionnaire, tearfilm break-up time, and Schirmer tests for the evaluation of the tearfilm in computer users with and without dry-eye symptomatology},
  author={Cihan {\"U}nl{\"u} and Esra G{\"u}ney and Bet{\"u}l İlkay Sezgin Akçay and G{\"u}l{\"u}nay Akçalı and G{\"u}rkan Erdoğan and H{\"u}seyin Bayramlar},
  booktitle={Clinical ophthalmology},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the diagnostic values of the Schirmer's and tearfilm breakup time (TBUT) tests and the Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI) in dry-eye syndrome. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Thirty-five employees of Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital who used computers in their daily work participated in this prospective study. All participants completed the OSDI. Following routine ophthalmologic examination, the TBUT and Schirmer's test were undertaken and outcomes were compared. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING